Participation in the OK-First program is limited to Oklahoma agencies with jurisdictional responsibility and authority in maintaining public safety. In addition, officials from public safety agencies located in counties bordering Oklahoma may also participate in the program at the Assistant Certification level.
Participants must be employed by, appointed to, or be an official volunteer of an eligible agency. Eligible agencies include:
Due to the nature of the funding that supports this program, for-profit entities are NOT eligible to participate in OK-First.
OK-First offers two certification levels:
Each agency participating in OK-First is required to have at least 1 active participant at the OK-First Certified level. Please see the OK-First Participant Agreement for more details on eligibility, training requirements, testing, and access privileges for the two certification levels.
For an individual to become OK-First Certified or Assistant Certified you must work for an eligible agency and complete the following:
To maintain OK-First certification, OK-First participants must successfully complete re-certification courses:
Failure to uphold these training requirements will result in a loss of OK-First certification and data access.